Archie George, A.G. Valentine age 81 went home to be with the family, friends and loved ones who preceded him, on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019. He was born in Laurel, Mississippi on February 25, 1937 to Georgette and Opie Valentine. Even in his youth, he was a colorful and sparky little boy. He enjoyed playing football, and was later an avid Oiler's Love ya Blue and Texan's pro football fan. He liked to ride motorcycles, and when it came to riding the switchbacks on his Harley Davidson, few could match his skill. He would race you on anything from foot to a bus... cars, boats, 4-wheelers, golf carts, trucks, snow mobiles, snow skiis... anything that could compete, and he was not afraid of the throttle. He loved his friends, family and grandchildren. A man who was not afraid to speak his mind, he was courageous, passionate, strong-willed and could be quite the character.
He is preceded in death by:
His Daddy - Opie Valentine, His Mother - Georgette Holden, His Sister - Opie Jean Cusimano, His Brother in Law - Wilbert Cusimano, And many other beloved Aunts, Uncles and Cousin
A.G. is survived by his children:
Shari Valentine, Darla Valentine Beutelman and Michael Valentine.
He has 4 grandchildren:
Whittney Valentine Polen, Erin Valentine, Riley Valentine, Kaden Valentine and 3 great grandchildren.
He is also survived by numerous cousins and nieces and nephews.
You may have heard a saying, "the difference between men and boys is the price of their toys". A.G. was the living definition of this saying. In fact, he would probably want you know the toys he is survived by:
Harley Davidson Road King, 1958 Impala, 1957 Corvette, 45' Monaco Coach, 1954 Ford pickup truck